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Australia and Solomon Islands Sign New Security Treaty

Last edited 16th August 2017

The Australian and Solomon Islands governments have signed a security treaty that paves the way for rapid Australian assistance in the event of future natural disasters or outbreaks of civil unrest.

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Sierra Leone mudslide: 400 bodies recovered, up to 600 still missing

Last edited 15th August 2017

The President of Sierra Leone has appealed for international help as rescue workers recovered nearly 400 bodies from a mudslide on the outskirts of the capital Freetown.

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Catholics Go to War Against Satanic Memorial

Last edited 16th July 2017

Fr Brian Lynch, of Our Lady of the Prairie parish in Belle Plaine, Massachusetts, gathered for prayer in the park last month with more than 50 Catholics. Two days later, about 40 Catholics joined Fr Lynch as he testified against the proposed monument before the Belle Plaine City Council.

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Australians of Faith Pound the Nation's Pavements for Climate Justice

Last edited 7th July 2017

Hundreds of individuals from diverse faith communities across Australia are pounding the nation’s pavements collecting petition signatures calling for stronger action on climate change.

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Sileri Crater at Dieng Plateau Erupts Suddenly Sending Ash and Lava 50m Into the Air

Last edited 2nd July 2017

At least two people are dead and 10 injured after a volcano on Indonesia’s main island of Java suddenly erupted sending lava and ash 50m into the sky.

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Nearly 300,000 Evacuated as Cyclone Approaches Bangladesh

Last edited 29th May 2017

Bangladesh has evacuated nearly 300,000 people as Cyclone Mora barrelled towards its southeastern coast at speeds of more than 85 kilometres per hour, officials said on Monday.

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Plastic Waste Turned Into Clothes, To Save Our Oceans

Last edited 24th May 2017

How one company is turning waste plastic into cash for poor communities. A film by Amelia Martyn-Hemphill for BBC World Hacks.

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Philippines struck by strong earthquake; warning of tsunami waves

Last edited 21st May 2017

Philippines struck by strong earthquake; warning of tsunami waves A STRONG 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of the island of Mindanao in the Philippines prompting a tsunami warning. A MAJOR earthquake struck off the coast of the island of Mindanao in the Philippines today prompting a tsunami warning.

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North Korea 'Will Test Missiles Weekly', Senior Official Tells BBC

Last edited 17th April 2017

North Korea will continue to test missiles, a senior official has told the BBC in Pyongyang, despite international condemnation and growing military tensions with the US."We'll be conducting more missile tests on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis," Vice-Foreign Minister Han Song-ryol told the BBC's John Sudworth.He said that an "all-out war" would result if the US took military action.

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Colombia landslide: Dozens of Children Among the Dead

Last edited 2nd April 2017

Dozens of children are among those killed in devastating mudslides in south-west Colombia, according to President Juan Manuel Santos.

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